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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

SXSW Announces Comedy Lineup: Bill Cosby, Good Neighbor, and More

Austin-based giant arts festival South by Southwest (SXSW) just announced the comedy portion of its 2014 lineup. Here's a rundown of what the festival will feature:

  • An evening with Bill Cosby, presented by Funny Or Die
  • Above Average, Lorne Michaels's company Broadway Video's YouTube channel, holding a showcase of past and present SNL performers that features performances by Fred Armisen, Good Neighbor (Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett, Nick Rutherford, and Dave McCary), standup from Sasheer Zamata, Chris Gethard, and host Tim Robinson
  • A live installment of The Chris Gethard Show
  • James Adomian's character show Conspiracy Theory Live with Jesse Ventura
  • Showcases from local standup juggernauts The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (LA), The Grawlix (Denver), Pretty Good Friends (NYC), Comedy Living Room (LA), Loud Village (LA), Set List (LA), Midnight Run (NY/LA), and more
  • Shows from UCB's LA and NYC theaters, including ASSSSCAT with monologuist Jeffrey Tambor, improv trio Doppelganger (Sasheer Zamata, Nicole Byer, Keisha Zollar), and Jon Gabrus's storytelling show Blackout Drunk
  • Live editions of podcasts Comedy Bang! Bang!, Girl on Guy, improv4humans, The Todd Barry Podcast, Who Charted?, and You Made It Weird
  •  Live panels for Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Pete Holmes Show, and Portlandia